Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008


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FOUR CHRISTMASES
#1 film at the box office this weekend!
Third-Biggest Thanksgiving debut ever!

Coming Soon: Gran Torino, Inkheart, Observe & Report,
The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Terminator Salvation
Warner Bros. Movies Make Basic Better
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12/03/08

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, December 3, 2008, and this is your first early morning briefing.  And as always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here .

Tonight’s Premieres:
FOX: Secret Millionaire at 8p
Sundance Channel: Spectacle: Elvis Costello with . . . at 9p
TBS: Tyler Perry’s House of Payne at 10p
Travel Channel: Man vs. Food at 10p
Versus: The Contender at 10p


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~ MORE STUFF ~

CBS revealed midseason premiere dates for new and returning series:
   January 3: Game Show in My Head at 8p and 830p
   January 9: Flashpoint at 9p
   February 12: Survivor 18 at 8p
   February 15: The Amazing Race 14 at 8p
   April 9: Harper’s Island at 10p (season finale July 2 at 10p)

CBS also gave frosh thriller Eleventh Hour from Jerry Bruckheimer and Warner Bros. Television an extension of five more episodes, making it a somewhat smaller full season order. So far this season the drama has averaged a 3.3/9 among A18-49 and 12 million total viewers.

ABC is also retooling its midseason schedule adding in new series Castle, Cupid and The Unusuals in the 10p slot on various weeknights:

  • On Mondays, Castle starring Nathan Fillion and from ABC Studios will open March 9 once the reality competition series True Beauty ends its run.
  • For Tuesdays, Primetime: What Would You Do? will debut January 6 followed in the time period by Cupid, also from ABC Studios beginning March 24.
  • On Wednesdays, ABC will continue with Life on Mars in January followed by The Unusuals from Sony Pictures Television beginning April 8.

The CW announced plans to bring back Reaper for a 13-episode second season following 90210 Tuesday nights beginning March 17, reports THR and The Live Feed.
 
HGTV celebrates New Year’s Day with a quartet of new real estate shows:

  • The Unsellables – Weekly show featuring British TV personality Sofie Allsopp and contractor Anthony Sayers who reveal sensible tips on how to makeover homes to create a sellable “wow” factor for buyers. Premieres January 1 at 2p and 230p; airs on Fridays at 1030p starting January 9.
  • Desperate to Buy – Docu-drama follows homebuyers who need to buy a house in a hurry. Premieres January 1 at 3p and 330; airs Wednesdays at 1030p starting January 7.
  • Income Property – Host and renovation guru Scott McGillivray shows homeowners carrying high mortgage payments how to create rental space in their homes using unfinished basements or garage apartments. Premieres January 1 at 4p and 430p; airs Wednesday at 930p starting January 7.
  • The Property Shop – From realtor to broker, Tatiana Londono battles against bigger real estate agencies to become the best in the real estate world. Premieres January 1 at 10p; airs Thursdays at 1030p starting January 8.

Edward Samuel “Ted” Rogers, Founder/CEO of Rogers Communications, Canada’s largest MSO passed away yesterday due to congestive heart failure at his home in Toronto. He was 75. In the early 1960s, Ted founded Rogers Radio Broadcasting Ltd with Canada’s first FM station, CHFI-FM and later entered into the cable industry and in the 1970s Rogers Cable TV was the first cable company to carry more than 12 channels. By 1980, Ted acquired Premier Communications Ltd. and combined with his own company, Rogers became the largest cable television company in Canada. Ted continued to diversify his holdings adding wireless, media and publishing as well as buying the Toronto Blue Jays baseball club in 2000 and in 2004 the Rogers Centre, Canada’s biggest covered indoor entertainment facility. Ted’s company today serves 7.7 million wireless subscribers, 2.3 million basic cable subscribers and 1.6 million high-speed internet customers. The board of directors is expected to form a committee to search for a replacement CEO and in the meantime, acting CEO Alan Horn will lead the company. Ted is survived by his wife, Loretta, four children and four grandchildren.

Television sets and the television industry will be rejuvenated as a means for future advertising business, so says David Verklin, CEO of Canoe Ventures speaking at the Broadcasting & Cable/Multichannel News OnScreen Media Summit. Canoe Ventures, a joint enterprise by the six largest cable operators, is putting Verklin in charge of introducing new ways to target consumers through advertising and interactivity on a national basis with fresh ideas set to debut first quarter 2009. Canoe’s initial application is a form of targeted ads called “zone addressability” allowing national clients to pinpoint consumers within cable TV’s 2,700 geographic zones using demographic information from Experian. Says Verklin, “Don’t count out the TV set, don’t count out the programming networks, don’t count out the cable television companies, and don’t count out the traditional television business.”

Nielsen confirmed National Geographic Channel (NGC) will be the first network to gain analytical data about commercials from Nielsen’s new DigitalPlus service using more than 330,000 set top boxes within Charter Communications’ Los Angels cable system. Information provided to NGC will include commercial and commercial pod ratings with second by second granularity; commercial creative retention; and standard vs. hi-def measurement.

Barring a few ongoing political races, the election season ad spending has been tallied and according to TNS Media Intelligence the grand total spent was $2.5 billion and $2.7 billion, as reported by B&C. Television took the largest piece of the pie at $2.2 billion with broadcast television at $2 billion with national cable and national networks at $200 million; print, radio, online and local cable round out the remaining $200-$400 million.


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Oxygen struts out with the most current season of America’s Next Top Model beginning January 18 at 11a, airing back-to-back episodes for thirteen hours. Last September, Oxygen acquired the exclusive cable rights to all seasons of America’s Next Top Model including the 12th season now in production as well as repeat airings going beyond cycle 12.

Red Willow Films, based in Northern California, will have its new weekly 30m FCC Friendly E/I program, Eco Company available for national distribution by fall 2009. The show, produced in hi-def, features teen hosts who report about living green from recycling and conservation to alternative fuels and myths and truths of global warming.

~ PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT ~

SCI FI Channel approved production on the new original series Caprica, the prequel to the network’s original series Battlestar Galactica. SCI FI ordered 20 hours of Caprica produced by Universal Cable Productions including a two-hour pilot; production will begin next summer in Vancouver with a 2010 premiere. Described as a science-fiction family drama, Caprica is set 50 years before Battlestar Galactica and follows two rival families living in the 12 Colonies. The series stars Eric Stoltz, Esai Morales, Paula Malcomson and Polly Walker.

dick clark productions has signed a deal with Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing to create a new TV series based on the series of best-selling books.  The project will be co-hosted by Chicken Soup for the Soul co-founder Jack Canfield.  No network has been named yet as having picked up the series.

American TV viewers will see more of Little Britain USA as a second series is slated for production from HBO and the BBC. PPC Enterprises, the commercial unit of Picture Production Company Group, holds the rights to the Little Britain USA brand as well as the rights to Little Britain Classics.

ABC drama pilot Flash Forward from David S. Goyer, Brannon Braga and ABC Studios cast actors Courtney B. Vance and Jack Davenport, cites THR. Flash Forward, a possible companion series for Lost, is based on the sci-fi novel by Robert J. Sawyer about the mayhem ensuing after the world blacks out for 2 minutes and 17 seconds accompanied by strange visions of the future. Vance will portray Stan Wedneck, the L.A. FBI bureau chief and Davenport plays Lloyd Simcoe a dad trapped in Northern California who tries to reach his son in a Southern California hospital.

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CYNOPSIS DIGITAL – TODAY’S TOP STORY:
Former CEO of AOL Jonathan Miller has been making the rounds to private equity and sovereign wealth funds to try and raise enough money to buy Yahoo, reported the WSJ. His target offering price is between $20 to $22 a share (twice it’s current price), pegging the purchase price at $28 to $30 billion. Yahoo’s share price closed about 7% higher on the news, despite doubts that Miller could swing such a deal amid current market conditions.   Full edition: CYN DIGITAL.

CYNOPSIS KIDS – TODAY’S TOP STORY: Entertainment Rights (ER) CEO Nick Phillips is reportedly stepping down from his position this week, just nine months after joining the company, per Broadcast Now.  According to the report the separation is an amicable one.  ER, which acquired Classic Media recently, leaving the company in debt, and had been in take over deals of its own earlier this year, is expected to name a new CEO soon.  The new CEO is one that will have experience in company turnaround as well as in the world of kid entertainment.  Phillips was formerly CEO of Warner Music UK and Managing Director of Universal Music UK. Full edition: CYN KIDS.

CYNOPSIS INTERNATIONAL – TODAY’S TOP STORY: Cineflix got the go ahead for 40 hours of factual content covering 4 series.  Eaten Alive’s first season (6×60-minutes) is in production for Animal Planet, Discovery Canada and Canal D.  Cold Blood returns to History Canada for a second season (13×60-minutes) in addition to airing on Five and Discovery Channel in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as True CSI.  Orders have also been received for season 2 of Urban Legends (15×30-minutes) for History Canada and the U.S.’ The BIO Channel while Psychic Investigators (15×30-minutes) heads into season 3 for the W Network (Canada) and the BIO Channel (U.S.). Full edition: CYN INTERNATIONAL.

~ RATINGS ~

Additional 2008 November Sweep Primetime Highlights for UNIV, 10/30-11/26/08: Source: Nielsen Media Research NTI Live + Same Day data
A18-49: 1.5/4
Total Viewers: 3.98 million

Broadcast Evening News Ratings Wrap-Up: November Sweep Results for 10/30-11/26/08:
NBC: 9.19 million total viewers and 2.3/9 A25-54
ABC: 8.84 million total viewers and 2.3/8 A25-54
CBS: 6.43 million total viewers and 1.6/6 A25-54

Broadcast Evening News Ratings Wrap-Up: The final results for the week of November 24, 2008:
NBC: 9.83 million total viewers and 2.4/9 A25-54
ABC: 8.57 million total viewers and 2.0/8 A25-54
CBS: 6.74 million total viewers and 1.6/6 A25-54

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 11/24-11/30/08
NBC    NBC Sunday Night Football                         6.1/14      8,008
ABC    Desperate Housewives                               5.7/12       7,479
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                   5.3/12       6,994
FOX    House                                                       5.2/14       6,852
ABC    Dancing with the Stars Results                    5.1/13       6,740
ABC    Dancing with the Stars                               4.7/12       6,172
CBS    60 Minutes                                                4.5/11       5,932
CBS    How I Met Your Mother                               4.3/11      5,646              
CBS    CSI: Miami                                                3.9/10       5,172
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                  3.9/10       5,154
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Thursday – A18-49 Analysis: FOX gave thanks for winning Thursday night at 2.1/7 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. At 8p, CBS’ Survivor Thanksgiving special won with a 2.3/7 while FOX’s movie presentation came in second with 2.2/7. CBS won again during 9p with a CSI encore at 2.1/6, edging out FOX’s movie a second time at 1.9/6. Then at 10p, CBS did best with an Eleventh Hour repeat at 1.7/5, topping NBC’s movie and The Office rerun combo at 1.6/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Thursday, November 27, 2008 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 5.5/11        Survivor: Gabon 4.8/10, CSI [r] 6.7/13, Eleventh Hour [r] 4.8/9


FOX: 3.3/6           Fox Movie: Click 3.3/6


ABC: 2.7/5           Charlie Brown Thanksgiving [r] 2.7/5, Grey’s Anatomy [r] 2.6/5


NBC: 2.3/5           NBC Movie of the Week: Incredibles [r] 2.3/5, The Office [r] 2.0/4


CW: 1.1/2            Smallville [r] 1.1/2, Supernatural [r] 1.0/2


UNIV: 1.1/2          Gran Estren Huapango 1.2/2, La Rosa de Guadalupe 0.8/2


MNT: 0.9/2           My Thursday Night Movie: Moonstruck 0.9/2


TELE: 0.3/1          Marav Mundo Disney: Brother Bear II [7p start] 0.3/1, Cine Especial: Batman Begins 0.3/1


A18-49: FOX 2.1/7, CBS 2.0/6, NBC 1.6/5, ABC 1.3/4, UNIV 0.9/3, CW 0.6/2, MNT 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1


Friday – A18-49 Analysis:  ABC steam rolled into first place Friday night with 1.8/6 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. The second half of UNIV’s Querida Enemiga opened the evening by winning at 8p with 2.3/7 followed by ABC’s holiday movie at 1.7/6. UNIV remained in the lead through 9p with Cuidado con El Angel at 2.1/6 with the second half of ABC’s movie coming next at 1.9/6. ABC held steady with the same rating of 1.9/6 for 20/20 during 10p with the repeat of CBS’ Numb3rs at #2 with 1.5/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Friday, November 28, 2008  time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 4.1/7        Ghost Whisperer [r] 4.0/7, Ghost Whisperer [r] 3.8/7, Numb3rs [r] 4.5/8


ABC: 3.8/7          ABC Friday Movie of the Week: The Polar Express [r] 3.5/6, 20/20 4.4/8


FOX: 2.1/4           FOX Movie Special: School of Rock [r] 2.1/4


MNT: 2.1/4          WWE Friday Night Smackdown 2.1/4


UNIV: 2.1/4        Querida Enemiga [7p start] 2.3/4, Cuidado con el Angel 2.5/4, Regalo Navideno 1.8/3


NBC: 1.8/3          NBC Movie of the Week: Incredibles [r] 1.9/3, The Office [r] 1.3/3


CW: 1.1/2           Everybody Hates Chris [r] 1.3/2, The Game [r] 1.3/2, Everybody Hates Chris [r] 1.0/2, The Game [r] 0.9/2


TELE: 0.3/1         Dona Barbara 0.4/1, El Rostro de Analia 0.4/1, Letra y Musica 0.2/0


A18-49: ABC 1.8/6, UNIV 1.7/5, CBS 1.4/4, MNT 1.3/4, NBC 1.2/4, FOX 1.0/3, CW 0.6/2, TELE 0.2/1


Saturday – A18-49 Analysis:  ABC scored a clean sweep Saturday night with 3.0/9 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. ABC’s college football match showcasing the Sooner State won each hour: at 8p posted a 2.2/7 ahead of FOX’s Cops reruns averaging a 1.8/5; during 9p ABC jumped to a 3.1/9 still well in front of FOX and AMW at 1.7/5; and through 10p ABC spiked up to a 3.2/9 doing better than second place CBS with 48 Hours Mystery at 1.8/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, November 29, 2008  time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


ABC: 5.7/10        Saturday Night Football: Oklahoma at Oklahoma State 5.7/10


CBS: 3.9/7           Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.1/5, 48 Hours Mystery 4.3/8


FOX: 3.5/6           Cops [r] 3.2/6, Cops 2 [r] 3.6/6, AMW: America Fights Back 3.5/6


NBC: 2.9/5          NBC Saturday Night Movie: Along Came Polly [r] 2.8/5, Law & Order: SVU [r] 3.1/5


UNIV: 1.4/2         Sabado Gigante 1.4/2


MNT: 0.7/1          My Saturday Night Movie: Ghost in the Machine 0.7/1


TELE: 0.4/1         Cine de Impacto: Bad Boys 2 0.5/1, Futbol Estelar: Atlante vs. Tigres 0.4/1


A18-49: ABC 3.0/9, FOX 1.7/5, CBS 1.4/4, NBC 1.3/4, UNIV 0.9/3, TELE 0.5/1, MNT 0.3/1


 
Sunday – A18-49 Analysis:  NBC closed out November by taking Sunday with 5.2/13 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. In the 7p hour, CBS claimed #1 with 60 Minutes at 4.8/12. NBC controlled the ratings results the remainder of the evening with Sunday Night Football delivering a 5.6/13 at 8p with CBS’ 60 Minutes/Amazing Race combo coming next with 3.9/9. During 9p, NBC continued to come on strong as football posted a 6.7/15 with next nearest contender ABC’s Desperate Housewives at 5.7/12. Then at 10p, NBC finished with a winning 5.8/14 followed by ABC again in second with Brothers & Sisters at 3.4/8. The CW also rolled out its new programming as Jericho premiered at 7p with a 0.4/1 and The CW Sunday Movie stayed at 0.4/1 from 8-10p.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, November 30, 2008  time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


NBC: 8.3/13       Football Night in America [730p start] 3.2/5, NBC Sunday Night Football: Chicago at Minnesota 9.6/15


CBS: 8.0/13         60 Minutes 11.4/17, The Amazing Race 7.0/10, Cold Case 7.3/11, The Unit 6.2/11


ABC: 7.1/11         America’s Funniest Home Videos 5.1/8, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 6.7/10, Desperate Housewives 9.9/15, Brothers & Sisters 6.6/11


FOX: 3.3/5         King of the Hill [r] 1.7/3, King of the Hill [r] 2.3/3, The Simpsons 4.3/6, King of the Hill 3.6/5, Family Guy 4.1/6, American Dad 3.4/5


UNIV: 1.6/3        Show Suenos: Amigos Al 1.7/3, Hora Pico 1.1/2


CW: 0.8/1          Jericho [p] 0.9/1, The CW Sunday Movie: Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course [p] 0.8/1


TELE: 0.3/1        Accion Extrema 0.4/1, Tres Ases-Mus Nort 0.3/0


A18-49: NBC 5.2/13, ABC 3.8/9, CBS 3.4/8, FOX 2.4/6, UNIV 1.2/3, CW 0.4/1, TELE 0.4/1


 

~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network added Timothy Kuryak and Jill Dickerson each to the position of VP/Programming. Both will work closely with producers, writers, agents and distributors to instigate development of non-scripted programming for the network. Timothy and Jill in addition will oversee editorial management with outside production entities. Both will report to Nina Wass, SVP/Creative Affairs and Maria Grasso, SVP/Programming.

Elyse Lawson joins New York production company Curious Pictures as Head/Development. Elyse comes to Curious just as the company moves into original production in the areas of feature films, TV series and games. Previously, Elyse served as Director/Development with Anonymous Content also based in New York.

Hydra named Gary Cooperman as EVP/Finance and Administration to oversee various functions for the company including financial operations, human resources, planning, analysis, systems and reporting. Gary joins from Helio where he was involved with the sale and integration of the company into Virgin Mobile this past June.


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This day in History:  Born on this day: Andy Williams (1927), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), Julianne Moore (1960), Brendan Fraser (1968)

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  On the series, King of the Hill, Hank Hill plays an instrument. What type of instrument is it and what did he affectionately name it?  On the series, King of the Hill, Hank Hill plays an instrument. What type of instrument is it and what did he affectionately name it? GUITAR/BETSEY Kudos to: Bob Von Kohorn-INVISION Inc./NY; Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing/NY; Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL; Katie Rutherford/WCWJ-Jacksonville, FL; Ron Salcedo-Zimmerman/Nashville; Tim Rank-HRP/St. Louis; Lorrie Shilling-DIRECTV/El Segundo, CA; Cayman Grant-KIAP! Films & Entertainment/LA; Paul Blutter-General American Group, Inc./Northridge, CA; Terry Hirt-Wieden + Kennedy/Portland, OR

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SITUATION WANTED: UPFRONT FREELANCER/PROJ MGR with 15+ cable TV mktg experience. Can also help with ad sales, consumer and affil mktg related projects inc. promotions, sweeps, events, proposals, trade shows.
(12/10)

SITUATION WANTED: RESEARCH DIRECTOR, network experience (ad sales/prog/mktg), sales estimate expert, all Nielsen software, MRI, MS suite, supervisory exp., references. Full-time or consulting.
(12/10)

SITUATION WANTED: ASSOC MEDIA DIRECTOR 15+ years exp. with most media. Strong overall background particularly b-2-b and retail. Agency or client side, also consider vendor-side mktg position.
(12/10)

SITUATION WANTED: TRAFFIC MANAGER with over 12 years exp seeks position in Radio/TV/Entertainment or traffic software in NY/NJ Area only.  
(12/9)

SITUATION WANTED: FILM/TV/ENT PR/NYC: Seeking F/T or Freelance opps. Write press releases/pitch to targeted print/online & brdcst media, track news clips, editorial calendar opps, build press lists w/Cision
(12/9)

SITUATION WANTED: SR OPERATING EXEC w/deep knowledge of media business ops, ad sales, finance, research, programming.Able to identify strategic and operating opportunities, recognize risks and take action. relo
(12/9)

SITUATION WANTED: Emmy Award-winning WRITER/PRODUCER short-form animation & digital content, available for freelance writing/producing work. Reel & resume: www.elliotblake.com or contact
(12/9)

SITUATION WANTED: FIELD PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR:Docusoap, Comedy, Makeover, Lifestyle Infotainment,Feature Doc formats. Resonant leader, excellent director/ writer, strong storyteller and showrunner. 8+ yrs.
(12/5)

SITUATION WANTED: SEASONED PRODUCER w/ A-list ent. relationships seeks FT or free lance position w/media co.Specialties: proj sprvsn, content generation,talent pkgng & brand integration.
or 310-451-1814 (12/5)

SITUATION WANTED: NY-based LINE PRODUCER w/ extensive experience in independent film, docs & TV. www.centrestreetfilm.com or
(12/4)

SITUATION WANTED: INNOVATIVE PRODUCER/DIRECTOR: Award winning and highly creative. Major network experience, across all genres: Childrens, Youth, Reality, Lifestyle. In NY but will travel. View reel & CV: www.kirstynordal.com (12/4)

SITUATION WANTED: Award Winning CD looking for FT/CONTRACT WORK. Experienced in all mediums. 10+ at MTVN. Fun, easy going and highly productive. Please contact
(124)

SITUATION WANTED: HISPANIC MKT CONSULTANT AND CREATIVE WRITER/TRANSLATOR w/18 yrs exp. I’ll translate your copy from English – Spanish in 24 hrs or it’s free. Contact:
or visit: http://www.sarosolis.com/voice.php (12/4)

SITUATION WANTED: PRODCR-WRTR; TALENT-CASTNG EXEC/BOOKR/LA + track record ENT.PR/PROMO/MKTG/ADV. Great work ethic & references (see IMDb.com, Jane Shayne) eager for next challenge! FT/Project. Contact:
(12/4)

SITUATION WANTED: Seasoned, professional EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT in TV, Film& Music Industries. “C” Level Exec., E.V.P. & S.V.P. experience. Contact:
(12/4)

SITUATION WANTED: Recent Harvard grad seeks WRITER’S ASST, PA or ADMIN work. Experience at Cartoon Network and PBS. Currently writing for a Gawker blog. Hard worker, strong writer, great bargain.
(12/4)

SITUATION WANTED: ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER/(NY): Interactive and print ad sales leader available. Versatile, revenue generator (5+ yrs industry experience)
(12/4)

SITUATION WANTED: Seeking EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Position: Reality & Hosting Guru seeking a change in career with a top company. Eager to learn & willing to work my way up!
(12/4)

SITUATION WANTED: Seeking F/T or Freelance ops. 9 yrs experience in Entertainment & Technology. Shoots, produces, writes, & designs. Will Travel.
(12/4)

SITUATION WANTED: Exp’d FREELANCE MEDIA BUYER 10+ yrs exp. negotiating R/TV/Cable/Sponsorships/Promotions for a variety of top brands. Contact:
(12/4)

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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT –  Wednesday, December 3, 2008


ABC: Pushing Daisies, Private Practice, Dirty Sexy Money
AZTECA: Camino A La Fama, Previo, La Liga Futbol Mexicano: Cruz Azul vs. Atlante (Live)
CBS: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer [r], Grammy Nominations Concert Live! Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night, The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
CW: Stylista [r], Stylista
FOX: Secret Millionaire [p ]
ION: Boston Legal, Boston Legal, Boston Legal
MNT: Eyes on Kenya
NBC: Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2008, Life, Law & Order
PBS: Pledge Programming
TELE: Dona Barbara, El Rostro de Analia, Sin Senos No Hay Paraiso
UNIV: Cuidado con El Angel, Fuego en la Sangre, Aqui y Ahora

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